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Dancing Times June 2017

June 2017

Dancing Times, June 2017 Volume 107 Issue 1282

Cover Stories

17 – Being different. Zoe Anderson talks to Zenaida Yanowsky on the eve of her retirement as a principal dancer from The Royal Ballet

23 – Tango in hisblood. Diego Romay tells Nicola Rayner about his show Tanguera

33 – Giving and receiving. Choreographer Jasmin Vardimon interviewed by Graham Watts

37 – Growing, moving and developing. Laura Dodge visits The Hammond School during its centenary year


26 – Dancing your way to business. Gavin McCaig thinks dancers have more skills than they realise

28 – Alston dances Britten. Stephanie Jordan watches the choreographer Richard Alston at work on one of his favourite composers

Dance Today

78 – Dance-Vision. Marianka Swain reports on a new television ballroom documentary on Channel 5

82 – Quickstep to the rescue. Alison Gallagher-Hughes on the rejuvenation of the Piccadilly Ballroom

84 – Tips on technique. By James Whitehead

85 – Technique clinic. By Phil Meacham

86 – Simon’s Guide to Swing. By Simon Selmon

87 – Stepping Out. By Marianka Swain

88 – Notes from the Dance Floor. Alison Gallagher-Hughes reports from the Allied Dancing Association

90 – Somewhere in time. By Jack Reavely


6 – News. New Strictly Come Dancing judge announced, Boy Blue Entertainment, Dancers Pension Scheme

12 – Letters

15 – Talking Point. By Maggie Foyer

40 – FRANCE/dance. By Laura Cappelle

43 – Letter from St Petersburg. By Igor Stupnikov

45 – Notes from New York. By Jack Anderson

47 – Media. New books, CDs and DVDs

51 – Dance Scene. Reviews include Rosie Kay Dance Company, BBC Young Dancer, Breakin’ Convention, Norwegian National Ballet, Sarasota Ballet

93 – People. Western Theatre Ballet reunion, Clare Connor

94 – Dancer of the Month. Margaret Willis meets Kristen McGarrity

98 – Obituaries Geoffrey Cauley, Roy Round, Elaine Thomas

101 – Products

102 – Education. Samira Saidi departs from English National Ballet School, KS Dance, Encore Dance 2017, Dance Proms

106 – Health. Debbie Malina looks at how yoga can be used as therapy

111 – Classified

112 – Calendar. Our guide to what’s on stage in the UK and abroad

118 – Listings. Where to learn to dance

122 – Last Dance. We look back to May 1977

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